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Ukraine has come under a fresh onslaught of ransomware attacks that mirror previous intrusions attributed to the Russia-based Sandworm nation-state group. Slovak cybersecurity company ESET, which dubbed the new ransomware strain RansomBoggs, said the attacks against several Ukrainian entities were first detected on November 21, 2022. “While the malware written in .NET is new, its
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Nothing Phone 1 users have started receiving the Nothing OS 1.1.7 update. This update brings support for displaying the battery percentages of AirPods. The feature is currently experimental and some users have pointed out that sometimes it doesn’t work as intended. In addition to bug fixes and other minor improvements, this latest Nothing OS update
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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) formally announced it will no longer authorize electronic equipment from Huawei, ZTE, Hytera, Hikvision, and Dahua, deeming them an “unacceptable” national security threat. All these Chinese telecom and video surveillance companies were previously included in the Covered List as of March 12, 2021. “The FCC is committed to protecting
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For 6 months, the infamous Emotet botnet has shown almost no activity, and now it’s distributing malicious spam. Let’s dive into details and discuss all you need to know about the notorious malware to combat it. Why is everyone scared of Emotet? Emotet is by far one of the most dangerous trojans ever created. The
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The Asus ROG Phone series has been receiving subtle updates over the years. With gaming brands such as Nubia’s Redmagic and Black Shark leaving the Indian market long ago, Asus’ ROG Phone remains the last phone standing when it comes to high-end, gaming smartphones. This also means that Asus does not really have any direct competition
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Google on Thursday released software updates to address yet another zero-day flaw in its Chrome web browser. Tracked as CVE-2022-4135, the high-severity vulnerability has been described as a heap buffer overflow in the GPU component. Clement Lecigne of Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has been credited with reporting the flaw on November 22, 2022. Heap-based
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A coordinated law enforcement effort has dismantled an online phone number spoofing service called iSpoof and arrested 142 individuals linked to the operation. The websites, ispoof[.]me and ispoof[.]cc, allowed the crooks to “impersonate trusted corporations or contacts to access sensitive information from victims,” Europol said in a press statement. Worldwide losses exceeded €115 million ($
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As many as 34 Russian-speaking gangs distributing information-stealing malware under the stealer-as-a-service model stole no fewer than 50 million passwords in the first seven months of 2022. “The underground market value of stolen logs and compromised card details is estimated around $5.8 million,” Singapore-headquartered Group-IB said in a report shared with The Hacker News. Aside
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Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides have been optimised for tablets and foldable phones, the search giant has announced, as part of several changes to its workspace applications for documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. The company previously announced it would update more than 20 Google applications to run better on tablets during Google I/O earlier
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